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Larry D. Curtis

Child struck, critically injured by tractor near Coalville

A tractor hit a 5-year-old boy who darted into the road, critically injuring the child.
10 months ago
(FILE) Police vehicles are parked outside the South Jordan Police Department on Friday, April 24, 2...
Michael Houck

Police: Three teens hospitalized after crashing into wall in South Jordan

Three teenagers were injured after crashing into a concrete wall Tuesday morning, police say.
10 months ago
Elephants Zuri and Christie will be transferred from Utah's Hogle Zoo to another accredited facilti...
Josh Ellis

Elephants leaving Utah’s Hogle Zoo after more than 100 years of care

Utah's Hogle Zoo elephants Christie and Zuri will be transferred to another accredited zoo, ending the zoo's continuous care of elephants after more than 100 years.
10 months ago
The town of Hideout wants to annex hundreds of acres from Summit County and Wasatch County, includi...
Michael Houck

Landowners in-between Hideout and Kamas file for township

A group of Summit County landowners filed to incorporate as a new town called West Hills Tuesday.
10 months ago
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Debbie Worthen

Residents meet with Draper leaders to find out what’s next for neighborhood after landslide

Dozens of Suncrest residents met with Draper city leaders for a town hall-style meeting two weeks after the ground below two homes collapsed and sent them sliding down the mountainside.
10 months ago
Flooding temporarily closed state Route 39 in Ogden Canyon Tuesday morning. (Utah Department of Pub...
Josh Ellis

Utah roads, parks close due to flooding and high runoff levels

Several roads were closed due to flooding Tuesday morning, and warm temperatures will keep rivers and creeks running high throughout the day.
10 months ago
Gov. Spencer Cox speaks during a press conference at the Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District's...
Carter Williams

Utah launches statewide turf grass buyback program as it seeks water-use reformation

This year's record snowpack has drastically reduced a drought that really began to impact Utah by the end of spring three years ago.
10 months ago
Matt Luers says the "No Soliciting" sign at his Sandy home is hard to miss, but solicitors continue...
Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage

What are the rules & your rights when ‘No Soliciting’ signs don’t keep salespeople at bay?

While many Utahns put up signs to keep solicitors from knocking on their doors, a man in Sandy says the knocks keep coming. He decided to Get Gephardt, who explores what those signs really mean.
10 months ago
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Ashley Moser

Sandy resident builds wall to divert water away from property in anticipation of flooding

Homeowners along Little Willow Creek in Sandy are gearing up for floodwaters with sandbags, but one resident is taking it a step further to protect his home. 
10 months ago
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Pat Reavy

Man taking family camping near Utah Lake hit and killed; driver criminally charged

The driver of a pickup truck who police say hit and killed a man while on a dirt road in Utah County on Friday night is now facing criminal charges.
10 months ago
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Madison Swenson

UPDATE: Suspect arrested for shooting two people at SLC park

Two people were injured Monday night following a shooting at 17th South River Park in Salt Lake City.
10 months ago
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Madison Swenson and Andrew Adams

Search and rescue on scene following reports of person screaming in Weber River

A rescue effort at Weber River has now turned to a recovery effort following reports of someone screaming in the water and a woman in her 20's missing in the area.
10 months ago
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Madison Swenson

Orem resident hospitalized after being knocked unconscious in snowmobile crash

A 62-year-old man was flown to Utah Valley Hospital Monday after officials say he crashed into a tree while on his snowmobile and was knocked unconscious.
10 months ago
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Madison Swenson

Spanish Fork mayor issues emergency declaration for flooding

An emergency declaration was issued Monday in Spanish Fork due to flooding issues.
10 months ago
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Shara Park

Family remembers toddler killed in Provo drowning

A 20-month-old Idaho boy has died after he was found unresponsive in an inlet near the Provo River Saturday.
10 months ago
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Shelby Lofton

Trenches built to hold runoff too shallow, homes in several subdivisions flood

Homeowners said they had eight feet of snow in their yards a few days ago. Today, it's half of that.
10 months ago
Emigration Creek water levels close to the dinner. (KSLTV)...
Dan Rascon

Flood warning in effect for Emigration Creek as spring runoff raises water levels

Emigration Canyon is under flood watch as the waters in the creek are running very high and very fast Monday.
10 months ago
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Ladd Egan

UDOT: U.S. 89 near Thistle could close again in coming days due to flooding

Flooding forced the closure of U.S. Highway 89 in both directions near the Thistle Junction with U.S. 6 Sunday night through Monday afternoon.
10 months ago
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Michael Houck

Utah officials launch flood watch, resources website

Utah's Division of Emergency Management released its 2023 spring runoff and flooding website Monday.
10 months ago
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Madison Swenson

Big and Little Cottonwood canyons facing closures due to avalanche hazard

Closures up Big and Little Cottonwood canyons are set to continue Tuesday due to avalanche concerns, according to the Utah Department of Transportation.
10 months ago
The Toronto Ontario Canada Temple. (Intellectual Reserve, Inc.)...
Madison Swenson

Locations of new temples in Ghana, Norway announced; Canada temple to undergo renovations

The locations of two international temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been announced. Church officials also said the Toronto Ontario Temple will be closing for renovations in the coming months.
10 months ago
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Eliza Pace

2-year-old dies in Provo drowning

A 2-year-old child died after falling into some standing water near the Provo River Saturday.
10 months ago
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Pat Reavy

Crime victims sue Utah, saying violent inmates were released but not supervised

A new lawsuit contends the Utah Department of Corrections inappropriately releases violent criminals who were not properly supervised and end up committing murder and other violent crimes.
10 months ago
PAGE, AZ - MARCH 22:  A mature rare and endangered California condor looks up from a ledge high up ...
Associated Press

20 California condors in Arizona, Utah died from avian flu

Wildlife officials say 20 California condors in northern Arizona and southern Utah have died since March and half of the endangered birds tested positive for a strain of avian flu.
10 months ago

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